Frank Linwood Elam, Plaintiff Appellant, v. Warden, Buckingham Correctional Center, Defendant Appellee, 30 F.3d 129 (4th Cir. 1994)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 30 F.3d 129 (4th Cir. 1994)

Submitted: June 23, 1994Decided: July 25, 1994


Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, at Roanoke. Samuel G. Wilson, District Judge. (CA-93-140-R)

Frank Linwood Elam, Appellant Pro Se.

Katherine P. Baldwin, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF VIRGINIA, Richmond, VA, for Appellee.

W.D. Va.

DISMISSED.

Before MURNAGHAN and WILKINS, Circuit Judges, and SPROUSE, Senior Circuit Judge.

PER CURIAM:


Appellant seeks to appeal the district court's order denying relief on his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (1988) petition. Our review of the record and the district court's opinion discloses that this appeal is without merit. Accordingly, we deny a certificate of probable cause to appeal and dismiss the appeal on the reasoning of the district court. Elam v. Warden, Buckingham Correctional Ctr., No. CA-93-140-R (W.D. Va. Mar. 29, 1994). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the Court and argument would not aid the decisional process.